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- NAB offers digital TV compromise. Stern, Christopher // Broadcasting & Cable;5/06/96, Vol. 126 Issue 20, p12
Reports on a plan proposed by broadcasters to Senate Republicans for the transition to digital television that will allow every station in the country to use two channels for a period of 21 years. Concept of this plan; Proposal made by representatives of the four major broadcast networks and...
- NAB votes for U.S. digital standard. McClintock, Pamela // Variety;01/22/2001, Vol. 381 Issue 9, p41
Reports that the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in the United States (U.S.) has voted to stick with the U.S. digital television (TV) standard than switch to a European standard. Impact of the NAB decision on U.S. consumers and broadcasters; Effect of the NAB decision on the impasse...
- Flawed 8-VSB likely to get NAB nod. Albiniak, Paige; McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;01/08/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p11
Reports on the flaws in the 8-VSB modulation component of the digital television standard in the United States. Prospects for an 8-VSB approval from the National Association of Broadcasters; Meetings planned by the association to address issues concerning the component.
- LINING UP SIGNAL FILE. McClintock, Pamela // Daily Variety;01/17/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 33, p4
Reports that the United States-based broadcasting industry group National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has voted to continue supporting the U.S. digital television standards as of January 17, 2001. Background on the problems affecting the U.S. digital television standards; Implications for...
- NAB holds rally for Grand Alliance system. McConnell, Chris // Broadcasting & Cable;11/04/96, Vol. 126 Issue 46, p20
Reports on the National Association of Broadcasters' (NAB) call for the US Federal Communications Commission to adopt the Grand Alliance digital TV standard by the end of November 1996. FCC Commissioner Rachelle Chong's support for the NAB effort; Computer industry's opposition to the standard.
- Digital standards: Defining 1920x1080 categories. Robin, Michael // World Broadcast Engineering;Mar2001, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p82
Discusses the different standards for digital television broadcasting in North America. Virtual impossibility of achieving a common frame rate due to the entrenched power-line related scanning formats; Key features and specifications of the 1920x1080 picture formats for digital television.
- Heavy on the BS. Dick, Brad // Broadcast Engineering;Aug99, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p10
Editorial. Discusses the Mobile Multimedia Broadcast Service (MMBS), a digital television architecture. Target beneficiary of MMBS; Significance of the COFDM, a modulation in the frequency modulation band, in MMBS; Apprehension of television and radio station owners.
- Broadcasters agree to support DTV standard. Halonen, Doug // Electronic Media;01/22/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p16
Reports on the support to the digital television standard of the United States. Doubts about the ability to deliver television signals over the air; Result of the meeting between the National Association of Broadcasters and Association for Maximum Service Television.
- A case study in DVB subtitling. Wood, Russ // TVB Europe;Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p6
Opinion. Discusses the issues concerning the specifications for digital video broadcasting (DVB) subtitles in Great Britain. British mandate that broadcasters transmit 80 percent of DVB programs with subtitles; Common method of mapping VB1-based subtitles into DVB subtitles; File format that...